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Demystifying Net Zero – A How To Guide

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

$30 – $40
NCR’s 1st Net Zero event of 2020 breaks down the basic concepts and principals behind net-zero building and reviews successful case studies

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Approved for 1.5 GBCI General CEs and 1.5 AIA LUs

In our first event in NCR’s 2020 Net Zero Educational Series, Joshua Galloway of New Ecology and Ben Roush of FSi Consulting Engineers will break down the basic concepts and principals behind net-zero building, and speak on their lessons learned over many net-zero projects. They will speak to the high-level economics of building a net-zero building, and how to build an affordable net zero building. They will give a high level overview of green rating systems, and take a deep dive on a few projects. Discussion will follow the presentation.

Four learning objectives:

  1. Learn how building geometry impacts solar generation potential, daylighting potential, HVAC loads, and overall energy use
  2. Learn concept of energy budget, energy use intensity, good rules of thumb for EUI targets for how to reach net zero in various climate zones
  3. Learn the differences between grid connected and fully stand-alone net-zero systems
  4. Learn how occupant behavior can positively impact energy use and how to enroll occupants in energy saving


Tuesday, March 10, 2020
8:30 am - 11:00 am
$30 – $40
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